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Roundup: ConVal boys’, girls’ hockey lose a pair

Monday, December 22, 2014

ConVal boys’ hockey ConVal jumped out to early 2-0 lead with goals from freshman Palmer Timmons and Matt Kolk. Erik Leger made it 3-0 halfway through the first. Tristen Bows got Kearsage on the board, but ConVal responded with Leger’s second of the game 30 seconds later. Kearsarge’s Nate Thompson kept ConVal within two with a late goal. Kearsage came out flying in the second period, and got two quick … 0

PSNH plans to raise rates by 7 percent come Jan. 1

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Editor’s note: This story was published in the Concord Monitor on Dec. 16. Public Service of New Hampshire plans to raise electric rates by 7 percent this winter, a moderate increase compared with hikes as high as 40 percent or more from other utilities. In a request filed with the Public Utilities Commission … 0

Alpine skiing: Tamok, Tyler take home top-five spots

Monday, December 22, 2014

The ConVal alpine ski team hosted a multi-team race on Thursday at Crotched Mountain. The Cougar girls placed third of seven, behind Portsmouth and Souhegan, and the boys took fourth, behind Portsmouth, Hollis-Brookline and Souhegan. Individually for the boys, ConVal’s Eli Tamok was fourth overall, behind Lars Hamilton, Casey Segal and Sam Segal, all of Portsmouth. Tamok’s runs totalled 1:27:35. The rest of … 0

Viewpoint: It’s time to start talking

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

“Maybe we should develop a Crayola bomb as our next secret weapon. A happiness weapon. A beauty bomb. And every time a crisis developed, we would launch one. It would explode high in the air — explode softly — and send thousands, millions, of little parachutes into the … 0

Jaffrey: Crotched abuse trial sees delay

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

JAFFREY — Justice L. Phillips Runyon III of the 8th Circuit Court, Jaffrey, has postponed the pre-trial hearing of a former Crotched Mountain Rehabilitation Center employee accused of child abuse of a 9-year-old child with developmental disabilities . … 0

Antrim: Antrim Wind reapplies to the SEC, board questioned

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Editor's note: In a previous posting of this article, it was erroneously reported that Antrim Select Board Chair Mike Genest disagreed with Town Counsel Bart Mayer as to whether the decision to extend Antrim Wind's PILOT agreement warranted … 0

Peterborough: Fire, Police revenue will increase

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

The Fire and Rescue Departments’ expenses, if approved by the public, will increase significantly next year. However, these departments’ revenue will also be increasing sixfold from last year, slightly lowering the portion of their budget that must be funded through taxation. The Police Department’s budget, if approved, would … 0

Peterborough: Troy town employee charged with embezzling over $15K

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

An employee of the town of Troy, who is also a landlord in Peterborough and elsewhere, was arrested Monday by State Police Troop C out of Keene; she was charged with embezzling more than $15,000 in public funds. … 0

Peterborough/Bennington: Local painter opens new show

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Bennington artist Jerome Varnum opened a show of his acrylic paintings at Studio-9247 in Peterborough Saturday. Varnum, a house painter by trade, joked that he “learned how to do this by painting clapboards.” At right, one of Varnum’s … 0

ConVal: A mix of youth and age

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

The Monadnock region’s lakes and ponds should be covered in ice soon enough; soon enough, too, is the start of the ConVal boys’ ice hockey team’s season, when they travel to Kearsarge on Dec. 17. “We have a … 0

Hancock police logs: Dec. 9, 2014

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

HANCOCK Wednesday, Nov. 12: Unauthorized sign: At 12:30 p.m., an officer found a craft sign poking into the grass at the fountain of Main Street. The sign was subsequently removed. Thursday, Nov. 13: Motor vehicle accident: At 7:50 a.m., police received reports of a motor vehicle accident. Joan … 0

Editorial: Nonprofits chosen for ‘Spirit of Giving’

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

The Monadnock Ledger-Transcript is happy to announce the nonprofits in our region that have been selected for our 5th Annual Spirit of Giving Series: Jaffrey-based Shelter From the Storm; School Kids in Peterborough, or SKIP, the Grapevine Family & Community Resource Center located in Antrim; and The River … 0

Viewpoint: Energy policies and projects are the way forward

Thursday, December 4, 2014

A recent editorial by Marc Brown, the executive director of the New England Ratepayers Association, had a very one-sided approach to improving electric rates in New Hampshire: Promote Northern Pass and attack all the energy policies that are helping our state become less reliant on oil and gas. … 0